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EU lawmakers green-light ban on new fossil-fueled cars by 2035

EU bans new fossil-fueled cars by 2035. EU aims for 100% reduction in CO2 emissions from cars.

Where: Europe

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On Wednesday, European Parliament lawmakers voted to ban the sale of new gas and diesel vehicles in the EU by 2035.
The proposal from last year to reduce CO2 emissions from new cars by 100% passed 339-249.
By 2030, the proposal eyes an intermediate emissions reduction goal of 55% for cars and 50% for vans.
Cars contribute 12% of all CO2 emissions in the European Union, with transportation as a whole accounting for roughly a quarter.
The Parliament’s lead negotiator Jan Huitema said, “Purchasing and driving zero-emission cars will become cheaper for consumers.”

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